Can WAEC and NECO be combined for admission in Nigeria?

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Can WAEC and NECO be combined for admission? Many students need to get admission, but they don’t have complete results in WAEC or NECO. These candidates will need to combine both WAEC and NECO before they have the required number of credits in the core subjects.

Some schools accept a combination of results. Many of these schools take the combination of WAEC and NECO.

So, is it possible for WAEC and NECO to be combined for admission for the 2021/2022 academic session?

Yes, you can use WAEC and NECO combination to get admission into many higher institutions in Nigeria. Currently, not all schools accept WAEC and NECO result combinations.

 Some educational institutions accept two sittings which makes people that want to use two results very lucky.

We may agree that most universities accept the combination of NECO and WAEC results, but it’s sometimes limited to some courses or departments.

Read Also: How to Check Neco 2021 Results

Ensure you read through the admission requirements of your school of choice before you register them in JAMB.

List of schools that accepts the combination of WAEC and NECO

  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka [UNN]
  • Auchi Polytechnic [AuchiPoly]
  • Lagos State University [LASU]
  • University of Abuja [Uniabuja]
  • University of Jos [UNIJOS]
  • Adeleke University [AU]
  • Delta State University [DELSU]
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye [OOU]
  • University of Calabar [Unical]
  • Niger Delta University [NDU]
  • University of Lagos [UNILAG]
  • Federal Polytechnic Ilaro [FPI]
  • Akwa Ibom State University [AKSU]
  • University of Benin [Uniben]
  • Bingham University [BU]
  • Obafemi Awolowo University [OAU]
  • Tai Solarin University of Education [TASUED]
  • University of Ibadan [UI]
  • University of Ilorin [Unilorin]
  • The Federal University of Technology, Akure [FUTA]
  • Ekiti State University [EKSU]
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri [FUTO]

The list is long as different universities may change their admission requirements, but you can also check the JAMB brochure to see which Universities accept two sittings or results combinations.

Can I gain admission without WAEC?

Yes, you can gain admission without WAEC results. Some schools accept NECO, WAEC GCE, or even NECO GCE in place of WAEC results.

Unless your WAEC result is not good or lacking some grades, prioritize it when you want to apply for admission to any University, Poly, or COE in Nigeria.

Can I combine WAEC and NECO to study abroad?

It is tough to find schools outside Nigeria that accept the combination of WAEC and NECO results. However, you can use any of them but not combined.

And yes, you must meet the grades requirement before you even apply for admission. I explained that in my previous article on studying abroad with NECO.

Is WAEC more important than Neco?

Yes, there is absolutely no doubt that WAEC is better and more critical than NECO in Nigeria and outside Nigeria.

If your WAEC result is good and NECO isn’t too good, use the WASSCE result to apply for admission instead of thinking about combining the two.

I hope you now understand that NECO and WAEC results can be combined for admission in Nigeria. If you have any questions or want to confirm if your school accepts two sittings, leave a comment below.

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